Major League Eating

Major League Eating

Science, technology, and life.
July 8 2010 7:49 AM

Major League Eating

Fifty years from now, when historians are looking for a moment that captures the depravity of our age—the gluttony, the self-destruction, the craving for worthless fame—it won't be bathhouses, Big Love , or AdultFriendFinder. It'll be Joey Chestnut stuffing that 68 th hot dog down his unresisting gullet, live on ESPN.

More here .

Will Saletan writes about politics, science, technology, and other stuff for Slate. He’s the author of Bearing Right.

  Slate Plus
Working
March 30 2015 11:32 AM The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.